Contact AFAA!

Mr. Randall L. Hormann
Executive Director

Ms. Alex Strausser
Administrative Assistant for Association Operations
[email protected]

Ms. Mary Jo Chulvick
Staff Accountant - Business and Finance
Accountant Hours - Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Automatic Fire Alarm Association

National Headquarters
81 Mill Street
Suite 300
Gahanna, OH 43230

Phone: 614-416-8076 
Toll Free: 844-GET-AFAA (844-438-2322)
Fax: 614-453-8744


Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 9:00am until 3:00pm
Friday 9:00am until 12:00pm (Eastern time)

If you contact us after hours or during a heavy call period, please leave a message with our receptionist and a member of our staff will contact you as soon as we can. 

Do you have a question regarding an AFAA product or service - Ask us at [email protected]

AFAA Solutions!
Do you have a code question?
For current AFAA members, we provide professional technical assistance with the understanding or application of an NFPA code where AFAA has representation on that specific code technical committee. Please e-mail us with your question at [email protected]


Board of Directors and Officers

All officer terms expire May 31, 2020

President: Rodger Reiswig - Johnson Controls
Vice President: Rick Heffernan - SDI
Treasurer: Sue Sadler - Honeywell
Secretary: Larry Rietz - Jensen Hughes
Immediate Past President: William Koffel - Koffel and Associates

Board of Directors

Bob Baker - EBL Fire Engineering, Term expires May 31, 2020
Jason Dupuis - Cintas Fire Protection, Term expires May 31, 2019
Dan Finnegan - Siemens, Term expires May 31, 2020
Jim Loftus - Siemens, Term expires May 31, 2019
John McGovern - Encore Electric, Term expires May 31, 2019
Tom Parrish - Telgian Corp., Term expires May 31, 2019
Jack Poole - Poole Fire Protection, Term expires May 31, 2020
Richard Roberts - Honeywell Life Safety, Term expires May 31, 2020
Deborah Shaner - Shaner Life Safety, Term expires May 31, 2020
John Ventrella - Red Hawk Fire & Security, Term expires May 31, 2019